Caravaggio

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Caravaggio Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610)
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Usage

In literature:

Memories of Caravaggio's portentous achievements haunted him.
"Crome Yellow" by Aldous Huxley
When this treaty became known at Milan, it grieved the citizens more than the victory at Caravaggio had exhilarated them.
"History Of Florence And Of The Affairs Of Italy" by Niccolo Machiavelli
Caravaggio, Venetians generally, and the Bolognese masters, do particular justice to this.
"Peg Woffington" by Charles Reade
And as for a second place in painting, who would care to be Caravaggio or Caracci?
"The Newcomes" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Within a fortnight, the towns of Caravaggio, Bergamo, Brescia, Crema, Cremona, and Pizzighitone surrendered to the French.
"A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume III. of VI." by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
CARAVAGGIO, Michelangelo Amerighi da, Italian Realist painter, ii.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
The mild Basaiti and milder Catena are here; a pretty little Caravaggio; two good Cimas, No.
"A Wanderer in Venice" by E.V. Lucas
In shadows he seemed to have borrowed from Caravaggio.
"A Text-Book of the History of Painting" by John C. Van Dyke
Caravaggio must have modeled them from a girl's.
"A Son of the Immortals" by Louis Tracy
Have they got Caravaggio and Ricardo with them?
"The Making of Bobby Burnit" by George Randolph Chester
Why, like Caravaggio and Velasquez in one.
"The Cornwall Coast" by Arthur L. Salmon
Such was Caravaggio always, and Guercino often, and all their respective followers.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 88, February, 1865" by Various
Other examples of superior workmanship are by Caravaggio, Cavalier Favray, Giuseppe d' Arpino, and so on.
"The Story of Malta" by Maturin M. Ballou
Of these few however were Caravaggio, and Annibale Caracci.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 2 (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
However this may be, it is certain he inclined to a boldness of style, approaching that of Caravaggio.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 3 (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
It would show but small acquaintance with Michelangelo and Caravaggio to attribute to them the grace of Albano.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Paroni pursued the manner of Caravaggio, but his career was short.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. IV (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
Courbet contented himself with a palette as meagre as that of Caravaggio and Guercino.
"Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning" by Willard Huntington Wright
Caravaggio, A. Caracci, and the few who saw and thought with them.
"The life and writings of Henry Fuseli, Volume III (of 3)" by Henry Fuseli
Those two in the choir are by Sansovino, and in the Chapel de Cerasii, a piece of Caravaggio.
"The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)" by John Evelyn
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In news:

'Bodies and Shadows' shows Caravaggio's influence.
Citing documents from the Vatican Secret Archives, an Italian historian argues that 17th-century documents reveal Renaissance artist Caravaggio was assassinated by the Knights of Malta.
Caravaggio 's artistry, influence illuminated at LACMA exhibit.
Caravaggio 's "Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy," 1595-96.
Art historians say they've found 100 drawings by Caravaggio .
Caravaggio an exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, February 20–June 13, 2010 Catalog of the exhibition edited by Claudio Strinati Skira, 247 pp.
Is that Caravaggio hiding in that painting.
Art historians in Italy think they have uncovered a tiny hidden self portrait of Caravaggio using an infared technique.
Caravaggio brings a dose of extreme pre-bust nostalgia to midtown.
The Final Years Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio , "David With the Head of Goliath," 1606-10, oil on canvas.
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio .
Caravaggio , Pre-Renaissance, & More.
Michelangelo da Caravaggio was not, technically, a Renaissance man—that era was over by the time he was born, in 1571—but he was, by all accounts, a versatile pain in the ass.
Caravaggio A Life By Blanche Wiesen Cook Farrar Straus Giroux 436 pp.
Wyoming Seminary sophomore standout Nathalie Joanlanne saw her dream for a PIAA Class AA tennis gold medal end Friday with a quarterfinal loss to Quaker Valley's Spencer Caravaggio, 6-0, 6-4, the top seeded player in the tournament.
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